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We need your help for the new season

Volunteers wanted for 2022/23

25 July 2022

Volunteers are wanted to fill a variety of matchday roles during the coming season.

We've been very fortunate to benefit from a large volunteer base over the years and we're extemely grateful for this help, which has helped to push our club forward.

Below is a list of volunteer jobs that we need help with for 2022/23, so please let us know if you can answer the call!

Scoreboard Operator

Duties: To operate the scoreboard, update scores and scorers. Training will be provided.

(Hours: 12.45pm onwards on Saturdays and from 6.00pm for midweek games)

Ticket sellers

Duties: To sell tickets to home and away fans on match days, including operating card readers. Training provided.

(Hours: 12.45 pm onwards on Saturdays and from 5.45pm for midweek games)

Women’s team

Various posts including Ticket sellers, stewards (willing to be trained to NVQ level). Back up PA announcer, needs to bring own music, and willing to be trained in operating scoreboard.

Volunteer to work with the girls and local little league to organise Ball Boys/Girls for every home game.

(Hours: Sunday afternoons at Plough Lane or Carshalton pitches).

Ball Boys/Girl

AFC Wimbledon fans (14-17 years) who attend games on afternoons and evenings. The plan is to have a big squad so new volunteers don’t have to be ready for every game, but it's expected that you would attend at least six games per season.

You will be part of a team; we will offer training on how to keep the game running smoothly when the ball goes out of play. There will be guidance, so that you are briefed and ready to carry out your role. 

Matchday gate steward

Duties: To sign-in catering staff/ match stewards at main gate.

(Hours 8.00 am -12.00 noon Saturdays, Tuesdays 3.00pm - 7.00pm)

Stadium team (midweek jobs)

Duties: Volunteers wanted to join the midweek stadium general upkeep team. There are no fixed tasks - the role is variable in nature. No special skills are required, but being able to work as part of a friendly team is all you need. Basic DIY skills could be useful at times, but are not necessary.

(Hours: Midweek during the day)

Programme sellers

Duties include selling programmes, handling cash and operating card readers

(Hours: 12.30pm on Saturday and 6.00 pm midweek games)

Stretcher team

Cover required for members of the team when usual team members are off. Training will be provided. Role involves being a part of a team that carries players off pitch on a stretcher, would need to sit with stretcher team throughout the game.

(Hours: 1.00 pm until 5.15 pm, if required)

Ground staff/pitch team

To provide assistance to the Club’s full-time ground staff, helping to ensure that the pitch is kept in prime condition for matches. Training will be provided.

(Hours: Saturdays from 10.30am until 6.30pm, 5.30pm until 11.00 pm on Tuesday matchdays).

Training ground assistance

Help required at the training ground. The main role will be to help with watering the pitch. Volunteers will be needed daily and for a couple of hours a time. Ideally, to visit the training ground in the morning, then back again in the evening to move the water.

(Hours: A couple of hours a day)

Golden Goals Team

Required to sell Golden Goal tickets to fans before games on Saturdays. Will be required to handle cash, operate card reader.

(Hours: 1.30pm till 2.45pm)

Women’s Team

Volunteers needed, various roles.

Hours: Depending on role.

We would be very grateful for any help you can provide for the coming season. If you are interested in any of these roles, please contact Rick Thomas by e-mailing volunteerofficer@afcwimbledon.ltd.uk .


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